In a message dated 11/17/01 4:29:33 PM Pacific Standard Time,
email@example.com writes: For example, one real hazard in Columbia,
S. Carolina during that period were middle-aged, middle-class, overweight
black women. They almost invariably bought the same model of car, a maroon
Buick, occasionally a Pontiac, but almost always dark maroon. And they all
drove exactly the same way. When they approached a right turn, they would
suddenly and without warning swurve radically to the left, usually verging
two or three feet into the next lane over - a totally unnecessary manuever .
If you live in a rural area and are used to turning from relatively
wide main roads onto narrow side roads or especially bridges then you begin a
right turn by pulling over wide to your left. As a "white" southerner I can
assure you that rural white ladies often do the same -- rural gentlemen of
both colors often do the same also.
As to the taste in automobiles -- that shall have to go unexplained by
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